Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as æsthesia. Also spelled esthesis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare Sensuous perception.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of esthesis.

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  • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The English art critic John Ruskin (1819-1900) distinguished '' aesthesis '' - a kind of 'animal consciousness of the pleasantness' of the object - from '' theoria '' - the sense that beauty has a spiritual core.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • The English art critic John Ruskin (1819-1900) distinguished '' aesthesis '' - a kind of 'animal consciousness of the pleasantness' of the object - from '' theoria '' - the sense that beauty has a spiritual core.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • Sri Aurobindo's "prescription for a spiritualized aesthesis" rids us from the burden of "responsibility" dogging or any nagging sense of lack or guilt.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Words refer to something; perception (aesthesis in Greek) involves perceptibles; knowledge requires a known.

    Plato's Middle Period Metaphysics and Epistemology

  • The etymology of “aesthetic” is aesthesis, which means “feeling,” and process thought emphasizes that aesthetic values are fundamentally values for an experiencing subject.

    Process Theism

  • Sri Aurobindo's "prescription for a spiritualized aesthesis" rids us from the burden of "responsibility" dogging or any nagging sense of lack or guilt.

    Derrida and Matthew Arnold and Sri Aurobindo

  • Obviously, one finds these considered concerns merely skin deep, when compared with the galactic sweep of The Life Divine and the glacieral aesthesis of Savitri.

    What is most deep is the skin

  • Obviously, one finds these considered concerns merely skin deep, when compared with the galactic sweep of The Life Divine and the glacieral aesthesis of Savitri.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • It wasn't until Asher began studying neuroscience at Harvard six years ago that he learned there was a name for this phenomenon -- synesthesia, from the Greek roots syn (together) and aesthesis (perception).

    Real Rhapsody In Blue

  • Finally tonight, synesthesia ( "from the Greek roots syn (together) and aesthesis (perception)"):

    11.03

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  • If learning made me scholar-Croesus

    My peace of mind would fall to pieces.

    I'm wealthy with less

    If I truly possess

    The knowledge acquired by aesthesis.

    July 9, 2015